• Fall and Spring Checkup in Waco

    Tuesday 22 May 2018

    When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Trinity Auto Haus for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (technically) right about some things, but from a practical standpoint, a seasonal check up still makes sense.Back when my dad was teaching me about how to take care of the family vehicle... read more

  • Waco Air Conditioning Service

    Tuesday 15 May 2018

    Working up a sweat is a great thing to do in a gym around Waco, but not in your vehicle. When Waco residents' vehicle AC Systems have a problem, they'll often feel it right away. The question is, how long do you put up with it? You know, the old comfort versus cost dilemma. But a more comfortable drive around TX has a lot of benefits, and keeping the AC System well maintained can help prevent repairs.A common cause of AC failure is water and air in the system. The system does not... read more

  • Know Your Towing Limits in Waco

    Sunday 06 May 2018

    Some Waco drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Waco, you should be aware of safety issues, TX towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towing. A tow rating is the weight limit that your vehicle can safely tow. They calculate the tow rating for every vehicle, but different options on the vehicle can affect that rating. Waco drivers need to read the... read more

  • Wasteful Thinking

    Monday 30 April 2018

    With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that good for it? Manufacturers say it doesn't harm the vehicle.  They say it's because modern vehicles are made differently from those in the past.  Just about all newer vehicles employ f... read more

  • Wasteful Thinking

    Monday 30 April 2018

    With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that good for it? Manufacturers say it doesn't harm the vehicle.  They say it's because modern vehicles are made differently from those in the past.  Just about all newer vehicles employ f... read more

  • What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Waco

    Monday 23 April 2018

    So you've bought a used vehicle in the Waco area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Waco area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there problems that you wanted to run away from? Maybe it was a little of both.Used vehicles in TX with 25,000 to 35,000 miles/40,000 to 55,000 km on them are often lease returns, corporate program c... read more

  • Hey Waco Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

    Monday 16 April 2018

    So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Waco?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose 'coffee,' then give yourself an extra two points.  Coffee is the number one food distraction for drivers in Waco and around the country.Food distractions cause 25 percent of... read more

  • Make Your Vehicle Last

    Sunday 08 April 2018

    We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, TX folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do without. Most Waco drivers couldn't afford new vehicles very often, so they had to make them last as long as they could.It's a good thing that vehicles are more reliable these days. They just don't b... read more

  • Wiper Blades in TX

    Monday 02 April 2018

    If you're gonna drive around the Waco area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like your wiper blades are always at their worst when you need them the most. But windshield wipers are like most other vehicle parts– they r... read more

  • Watching Your Check Engine Light

    Sunday 25 March 2018

    Did you know that most of the cars driving around Waco, TX, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Waco area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact, for the last decade or so, auto computers have been controlling about 85 percent of your vehicle's functions.Cars have sensors for manifold air temperature, coolant temperature, manifold air pressure, airflow, throt... read more

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